NAES Selected To Operate Hunterstown Generating Station
ISSAQUAH, Wash., July 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — NAES Corporation has assumed the care, custody and control of Hunterstown Generating Station near Gettysburg, Pa. Asset manager Competitive Power Ventures (CPV) selected NAES to operate and maintain the natural gas-fired combined-cycle facility, which is rated at 839MW capacity.
“NAES has consistently delivered the kind of operational excellence that aligns with our vision of modernizing America’s power generation by leveraging global technology and strong partnerships,” said Mark McDaniels, Asset Manager at CPV who oversees O&M at Hunterstown. “This agreement reflects our confidence in NAES’s ability to optimize Hunterstown’s performance.”
Dan Consie, NAES Senior Vice President of Power Services, added, “We are excited to take on the operation of this major facility and to have another opportunity to work with CPV. We’ve established a strong partnering relationship with them and have mutually developed an operating plan that will more than meet their technical and commercial goals for Hunterstown.”
Located in Straban Township, Adams County, Pa., Hunterstown is equipped with three GE 7FB.04 combustion turbines and one GE D11 steam turbine. The plant utilizes a dry-cooled condenser to minimize groundwater usage from on-site wells. The facility began commercial operations in 2003, providing electric power to the PJM Interconnection.
Competitive Power Ventures (CPV) is a leading North American electric power generation development and asset management company headquartered in Silver Spring, Md. The company has a vision for a balanced energy future and the resources to get there. CPV is driven to improve energy infrastructure by developing and operating power-generation facilities using domestically available natural gas and renewable power technologies. The company’s Asset Management division currently manages 7,775 MW of fossil and renewable generating facilities in nine states for 10 different owner groups.
NAES Corporation is dedicated to delivering value to facilities across the power generation, oil & gas, petrochemical, pulp & paper and manufacturing industries. NAES draws on its deep experience in operations, maintenance, fabrication, construction, engineering and technical support to build, repair and operate plants that run safely, reliably and cost-effectively. The NAES family of companies includes Greenberry Industrial, Olsson Industrial Electric, NAES Power Contractors, E3 Consulting, PurEnergy and Gridforce Energy Management.
NAES is a wholly owned subsidiary of ITOCHU Corporation. With operations in over 80 countries covering a broad range of industries, ITOCHU ranks among the world’s largest corporations.